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Fluid pressure pulse generating apparatus and method of using same
A fluid pressure pulse generating apparatus including a pulser assembly and a fluid pressure pulse generator and methods of using the fluid pressure pulse...
Fluid pressure pulse generating apparatus with primary seal assembly, back
up seal assembly and pressure...
The embodiments described herein generally relate to a fluid pressure pulse generating apparatus with a primary seal assembly, back up seal assembly and...
Production logging tool and method for analyzing a produced fluid
Disclosed are a production logging tool and method for evaluating fluid produced from a formation of an oilfield. The fluid is measured by a water sensor to...
Metal bellows condition monitoring system
A system for monitoring conditions associated with a pressure-equalizing bellows element within a seal section of an electric submersible pump assembly....
System for near real time surface logging of a geothermal well, a
hydrocarbon well, or a testing well using a...
A system for providing geological trends and real time mapping of a geological basin. The system provides in real time, information from a mass spectrometer on...
Method for near real time surface logging of a geothermal well, a
hydrocarbon well, or a testing well using a...
A method for providing geological trends and real time mapping of a geological basin by forming a geochemical surface well log. The method provides in real...
Apparatuses and methods for testing wellbore fluids
An apparatus may be used to test the ability of a first fluid to remove a second fluid from a surface. The apparatus comprises a reservoir that contains the...
Well integrity management using coupled engineering analysis
Systems and methods for well integrity management in all phases of development using a coupled engineering analysis to calculate a safety factor, based on...
Volume synchronizer for tubular handling tools
A control system is configured to actuate a tubular handling tool. The system includes a fluid source and a tubular handling tool having a plurality of piston...
Systems and methods for managing hydrocarbon material producing wellsites
using clamp-on flow meters
A method and system for managing one or more hydrocarbon producing well sites is provided. The well site includes a hydrocarbon material flow passing through a...
Process for recovering soda values from underground soda deposits
Process for recovering soda values from first and second soda deposits situated respectively in first and second underground cavities containing respectively...
Using a combination of a perforating gun with an inflatable to complete
multiple zones in a single trip
A one trip system for perforating and fracking multiple intervals uses a releasable barrier. The barrier can be an inflatable. A pressure booster system is...
Downhole steam generator and method of use
A downhole steam generation system may include a burner head assembly, a liner assembly, a vaporization sleeve, and a support sleeve. The burner head assembly...
Enhanced oil recovery system and a method for operating an underground oil
The present invention relates to an enhanced oil recovery system (1). The system (1) comprises an underground oil reservoir (2) comprising oil having an oil...
Protector for electrical submersible pumps
A system and method is used to protect a motor of a submersible pumping system. A variety of motor protector features are provided to facilitate operation of...
Flow control mechanism for downhole tool
Flow control mechanism (100) for a downhole tool includes a housing (102), an inner liner (104), and a rotatable sleeve (106). The inner liner (104) is provided...
Enhanced oil production using control of well casing gas pressure
There is provided a system for producing oil from a well bore extending through a fossil fuel reservoir. The system includes a plurality of perforations defined...
Downhole tool positioning system and method
Downhole tool positioning systems and methods are disclosed which employ buoyancy-mediated tool displacement wherein the density of the tool or string connected...
Wellbore perforating tool
A downhole tool for perforating a wellbore. A slidable plunger valve is provided, biased to cover jetting ports during run-in of the tool. A compressible packer...
Extrusion-resistant seals for expandable tubular assembly
The present invention generally relates to extrusion-resistant seals for an expandable tubular assembly. In one aspect, a seal assembly for creating a seal...
Gravel and fracture packing using fibers
A technique includes completing a well, including installing a tubing string that includes a screen in the well and installing a fiber-based material outside of...
Technical system, method and uses for dosing of at least one liquid
treatment means into injection water to an...
Technical system (2; 2'), method and uses for dosing of at least one liquid treatment means (12) into injection water (16) to an injection well (22), wherein...
Downhole power generation using a mud operated pulser
The present disclosure relates to generating electricity downhole using a mud-operated pulser. A disclosed example embodiment of a mud pulser system includes a...
Method and system for driving a downhole power unit
A method and apparatus for setting a subsurface device in a wellbore. A downhole power unit comprises a power rod and a drive shaft. The power rod comprises a...
Eletric subsurface safety valve with integrated communications system
Certain aspects and features are directed to an electric subsurface safety valve including an integrated communications system that can be disposed in a...
Telemetry operated ball release system
In one embodiment, a ball release system for use in a wellbore includes a tubular housing, a seat disposed in the housing and comprising arcuate segments...
Hydraulic communication device
The present invention generally relates to a hydraulic communication device that is used in a wellbore for fluid communication during a wellbore operation. In...
Safety valve with independent flow tube
A safety valve can be disposed in a wellbore that is through a fluid-producing formation. The safety valve can include a flow tube that is allowed to move at...
Degradable ball sealer
High strength, degradable ball sealer for temporarily sealing off lower zones in a wellbore from the flow of a fluid injected into the well. The degradable ball...
Method of setting and maintaining a tool in a set position for a period of
A method of setting and maintaining a tool in a set position for a period of time includes the following. Causing a component of a device to move relative to...
Continuous expandable backup ring for a seal with retraction capability
The extrusion barrier for a sealing element for a packer or bridge plug is energized when set to store a retractive force that can be deployed when the packer...
Solenoid valve housings for blowout preventer
A subsea blowout preventer control system has horizontally oriented solenoid valve housings. Solenoid valves mounted within each of the solenoid valve housings...
Downhole fishing tool and method of use
The present disclosure is directed toward a downhole tool used to free stuck tools in a wellbore and the method of using the downhole tool. The downhole tool...
Passive downhole chemical release packages
An apparatus for releasing chemical agents in a well bore, comprising: a packaging material; a chemical agent, wherein the chemical agent is contained within...
Up-hole bushing and core barrel head assembly comprising same
A bushing for positioning within a core barrel assembly during an up-hole drilling operation. The bushing has a wall with an inner surface and an outer surface....
Deploying an expandable downhole seat assembly
A method includes running an assembly on a tool in a contracted state into a well. The assembly includes segments that are adapted to be radially contracted and...
Air-driven degasser assembly
Degasser assemblies, systems and methods, including an air-driven degasser assembly that includes a degasser having a drive shaft with a seal that inhibits...
Well drilling methods with automated response to event detection
A well drilling method can include detecting a drilling event by comparing a parameter signature generated during drilling to an event signature indicative of...
Mixing tank and method of use
A method of transmitting a fluid into an oil well bore provides a frame supporting a vessel, the vessel having an interior, upper and lower end portions, a...
A power tong includes a rotor, driven by a primary drive, for spinning and torquing threaded connections of a tubular gripped in the rotor. A grip in the rotor...
Pipe fitting assembly apparatus
An apparatus for assembling pipe fittings includes a base, an adjustable vice assembly and a pipe wrench turning unit. The adjustable vice assembly is mounted...
System and method for transporting tubular onto a drilling rig
A conveyor assembly for transporting tubular onto a drilling rig includes a plurality of conveyor sections coupled together end to end. The conveyor sections...
Marine riser tensioner with load transferring centralization
A tensioner for maintaining a tensile force in a riser extending from a subsea wellhead assembly to a deck of a floating platform includes a hydro-pneumatic...
Passive offshore tension compensator assembly
A tensions compensator assembly for a slip type joint in an offshore work string. The assembly includes a chamber at the joint which is constructed in a manner...
Coiled tubing optimized for long, horizontal completions
Coiled tubing optimized for long, horizontal completions is provided. The tubing comprises a body portion; at least two tapered portions, each tapered portion...
Method of using a top drive system
In one embodiment, a top drive system includes a quill; a motor operable to rotate the quill; a gripper operable to engage a joint of casing; a connector...
Drill string mountable wellbore cleanup apparatus and method
A drill pipe mountable wellbore cleaning tool apparatus is of an improved configuration that enables attachment to a drill pipe joint having first and second...
Underreamer for increasing a wellbore diameter
An underreamer for increasing a diameter of a wellbore. The underreamer includes a body having an axial bore extending at least partially therethrough. A...
Fluid drilling head with sliding gauging ring
A fluid drilling head for drilling a bore hole through rock. The fluid drilling head has a rotatable nozzle assembly incorporating a plurality of nozzles...
Dual motor systems and non-rotating sensors for use in developing
wellbores in subsurface formations
A method for forming a subsurface wellbore is disclosed. The method includes operating a drilling string in a first direction of rotation. A first motor located...